Two Women Who Met Protesting In Ferguson Get Married
Via BuzzFeed reports:
Alexis Templeton and Brittany Ferrell first met while demonstrating in Ferguson, Missouri, following the death of unarmed Michael Brown and a grand jury’s subsequent decision to not indict the police officer who shot him.
The two activists were married Tuesday at St. Louis City Hall — months after meeting while demonstrating in Ferguson.
Both Templeton and Ferrell are prominently involved in Millenial Activists United, a youth-led organization that focuses on “educating and empowering” communities.
They were also both active in the months of protesting following the death of Michael Brown in August.
Alexis was born and raised in Ferguson, while Brittany grew up in St. Louis. Both attended high school in Ferguson.
The glowing couple live-tweeted the proposal and City Hall wedding for the world to share in their extraordinary love:
We salute these young freedom fighters who put their lives on pause to wage a war on racism, inequality and tyranny but still found love in a tragic place. Hit the flip to peep more pictures from the couple’s beautiful wedding day next…